Virtual Museum Tours

In light of the global pandemic, museums throughout the world have closed their physical doors. Yet rather than pausing their educational mission, many have opened up their collections to be explored and enjoyed digitally. Even if you are confined within your home, you can virtually tour some of the world’s top museums. Visit artsandculture.google.com/partner to […]

The Crown of Aleppo and missing pages

Masoretes in Tiberias, Israel, around 930 C.E. took care that the Words of the Most High were written down for posterity. Their work is considered to present the most authoritative copy of the Hebrew Bible. While the Dead Sea Scrolls — which are a thousand years older than the Aleppo Codex — contain books from […]

Dead Sea Scrolls on display in Denver

For those who are not able to travel to the the Middle East, living in the United States of America, there may be their chance to see a selection of Dead Sea Scrolls which are on display at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science in Denver, Colorado, from March 16 to September 3, 2018. […]

Operation Scroll offering 12th cave findings

In the late 1940s, young Bedouin goatherds discovered a cave in the Judean Desert, bored like the path of a giant termite into the hillside. Within the cave the teenagers found something puzzling: ancient jars in rows. The jars held the first of the parchments that would come to be known as the Dead Sea […]

History and Archaeology sciences looked at #2 Co-operative of excavators, archaeologists, anthropologists, historians and culture morphologists

Toward the end of the 19th century thinkers where attracted by the idea to delineate the specific character or historical knowledge and understanding, rather than of seeking to construct vast speculative schemes in the earlier manner of historians. Several scholars became also convinced that several fields should integrate into one discipline which wants to go […]

1,500 to 1,700 years old Chiselled tablet with commandments sold at auction

Last November a 1,500 or up to 1,700 years old stone tablet with the earliest known chiselled inscription of the most important rulings man should take at heart. You could even say it has the main commandments also for those who do not believe in the One True God. It are the inscriptions of what […]

Ancient Jewish scroll now legible

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
https://youtu.be/cw6upzQ5aj0 This video says about itself: How to open an ancient scroll without touching it | Science News 21 September 2016 Researchers describe the digital steps it took to unwrap a charred, roughly 1,700-year-old scroll and read its ancient Biblical text. Credit: Seth Parker, Univ. of Kentucky. From…

The Great revolt and Many stories concealed

The Jews were really fed up with the Romans who conquered their land and told them what to do or not to do. From 63 BCE they had taken the power and demanded money from the Jews. It is this taxing which annoyed them very much and got three revolts coming over the nation. Roman […]

Qumran rollen

Tussen 1947 en 1952 werden in elf grotten bij Qumran aan de Dode Zee honderden rollen gevonden. De rollen, vervaardigd van leer en papyrus, werden bijna allemaal in fragmenten aangetroffen. De teksten op deze oude Joodse rollen zijn voor een groot deel geschreven door de Quamran-sekte, ook wel de Essenen genoemd. (Archeologische opgravingen in Qumran […]

Simcha Jacobovici finding references to Jesus in Dead Sea Scrolls

John Hendricks, founder of the Discovery Channel on the world’s first streaming service devoted exclusively to documentaries, CuriosityStream, presented in March Simcha Jacobovici his investigation into The Dead Sea Scrolls. The discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls between 1946 and 1956, first by Bedouin goat-herds and then by archaeologists, in caves on the shores of […]

Fragment of Nehemiah in Dead Sea Scrolls

In 2012 working together with Esther Eshel of Bar-Ilan University, Torleif Elgvin of Evangelical Lutheran University College in Oslo, Norway, has been examining previously unknown fragments from 29 scrolls celebrated Dead Sea Scrolls (including scraps of four others). The celebrated Dead Sea Scrolls, first discovered in 1948 in the caves adjacent to the ancient site […]

Archaeology and the Bible researcher 3/4

Excavation The demand for Egyptian antiquities led to organized tomb robbing by men such as Giovanni Battista Belzoni. A new era in systematic and controlled archaeological research began with the Frenchman Auguste Mariette, who also founded the Egyptian Museum at Cairo. The British archaeologist Flinders Petrie, who began work in Egypt in 1880, made great […]